Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Spring 2022
It has been a while since the release of our most recent issue of the Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter, which means we’ve got a lot of work to do in this edition to fill you in on the major developments in plugin tooling and the latest news about JetBrains Marketplace. Marketplace news: ⭐️ Better visibility for freemium plugins on JetBrains Marketplace When it comes to dist
Guest Post: The Plugin Obfuscation Experience
This is a guest blog post by Tamás Balog, developer of the WireMocha plugin.
Webinar Recording: Extending IntelliJ-Based IDEs at Runtime
The fourth episode of the Busy Plugin Developers series is available on JetBrains TV. In this webinar, our guest speaker Dmitry Kandalov demonstrates how to add IDE features at runtime with the help of LivePlugin. If you prefer reading over watching, here’s a quick summary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgGg-IwUQYM Extendending IDEs without implementing a plugin In some cases, if you
Guest Post: 5 Things You Should Know Before Coding an IntelliJ Platform Plugin
This is a guest blog post by Jules Faucherre, Software Engineer at Ponicode.
Removing log4j from the IntelliJ Platform
As you no doubt know, several major vulnerabilities have been recently discovered in the version 2 of the log4j library. As we have previously announced, the IDEs based on the IntelliJ Platform are not affected by this vulnerability, because they use a patched version of log4j 1.2 with all network-related code removed. Versions 1 and 2 of the log4j library are two completely different codebases wi
Plugin Developers Appreciation Day
We celebrated our first Plugin Developers Day and congratulated all those involved in building plugins for JetBrains products.
Revamping Plugins #3 – Migrating from DevKit to the Gradle build system
The Revamping Plugins series is about sharing the experience of updating outdated plugins to align with the latest IntelliJ Platform SDK guidelines. We hope this series will help you better understand how this is done and the tools JetBrains provides to simplify the process. The IntelliJ Platform allows creating plugins and themes that extend the base functionalities of IntelliJ-based IDEs in m
Busy Plugin Developers Newsletter – Fall 2021
Read this blog post to discover what has come to JetBrains Marketplace this Fall!
Live Webinar: Building Themes for IntelliJ-based IDEs
Join us for a live webinar on November 22 at 17:00 CET / 16:00 UTC / 11:00 EST. We will air a new episode of the Busy Plugin Developers series that will mainly focus on customizing JetBrains IDEs by building theme plugins. We will be covering: Ways to customize your IDE interface with a theme pluginThe steps required to create a themeThe tools used to create IDE themesThe process of publ
Themes in IntelliJ-based IDEs
IntelliJ Light and Darcula are well-known UI themes provided by default within IntelliJ-based IDEs. Some users like to stick with the preselected bright interface, while others prefer the Light-on-dark color scheme. However, many developers like to express their individuality by selecting from a wide variety of themes provided within the Themes category in JetBrains Marketplace. The reason we choo
Live Webinar: Busy Plugin Developers. Episode 2
Join our webinar on Monday, September 27, at 17:00 CEST / 15:00 UTC / 11:00 EST to learn about building plugins and publishing them on JetBrains Marketplace. In this new episode of the Busy Plugin Developers series, we’ll talk about the two important things any developer should do before uploading their plugin to Marketplace: Prepare high-quality content for the plugin page. Test the plugi